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Cord Cutting

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More people cut the cord last quarter than ever before

November 21st, 2017

Cord-cutting is happening at speed. We already knew that, and cable companies have been prepping for a while. But one thing no-one foresaw is just how quickly people would ditch their cable contracts the second they had the opportunity. A report from Kagan, a market intelligence firm, claims that 1.2 million people ditched traditional pay TV …

Stream NFL: Best cord cutter packages 2017

Streaming NFL football is about to get a lot easier

November 20th, 2017

Watching NFL games without a cable subscription (or when you live out of market) is still a massive ordeal. You face expensive streaming packages, incomprehensive blackouts, and weird rules that limit what devices you can stream games on. But according to a new Bloomberg report, Verizon and the NFL are “close” to a deal that could shake …

Hulu Live TV beta

Hulu’s live TV service is here: $40 for 50 channels

May 3rd, 2017

2017 is already a good year for cord-cutters, and things are getting a little better starting today. Hulu just announced a “public beta” of its new live streaming TV service, which should be a good alternative to a standard cable package. For $40 per month, you get access to 50 cable channels, including content from …

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The oldest TV technology is getting popular again with cordcutters

January 22nd, 2017

We’ve all heard the term “cord cutting” more times than we can stand, but it often seems like, despite the fact that many cable and satellite customers talk about it, very few people are actually axing their pay-TV services in favor of something else. A new study suggests that while it might not seem like …

Comcast Cord Cutting

Is Cord Cutting a problem? Apparently not for Comcast

April 27th, 2016

For years, it was widely assumed that the cable industry was in the midst of a transition. Blindsided by streaming services from the likes of Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, it was effectively taken as fact that cable companies were withering as more and more subscribers were opting to cut the cord. Bolstering this narrative was ostensibly …

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Verizon exec in charge of FiOS TV confesses that she cut the cord

December 9th, 2015

When the executive in charge of your pay TV product admits publicly that she no longer pays for TV, it’s probably time to accept the fact that cable’s best days are behind it. While larger pay TV providers like Comcast and Time Warner Cable continue their attempts to lure cord cutters back to pay TV bundles, Verizon’s top …